Russell interviewed by Wizard Radio Media in 2018
|Occupation||Actor, hockey player|
(m. 2012; div. 2017)
Wyatt Hawn Russell (born July 10, 1986) is an American actor and former ice hockey player. He is best known for his roles as Corporal Lewis Ford in Julius Avery's 2018 horror film, Overlord, and as Dud in the AMC dramedy, Lodge 49. He is currently[when?] set to play John Walker / U.S. Agent in the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Russell was born in Los Angeles, California, to actors Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn. He has three older half-siblings: actors Oliver and Kate Hudson, from his mother's previous marriage to actor and musician Bill Hudson; and Boston Russell, from his father's previous marriage to actress and singer Season Hubley. He is a grandson of actor Bing Russell. He is of German, English, Scottish, Irish, and Hungarian-Jewish (from his maternal grandmother) descent.
Russell played for numerous amateur and pro hockey teams as a goaltender including the Richmond Sockeyes, Langley Hornets, Coquitlam Express, Chicago Steel, Brampton Capitals, and Groningen Grizzlies. He also played NCAA hockey for the Chargers at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. His career was cut short due to injuries.
Russell appeared in films, such as Escape from L.A., Soldier, Cowboys & Aliens, This Is 40, Love and Honor, We Are What We Are, and Goon: Last of the Enforcers. He also appeared in the 2014 film 22 Jump Street. In 2016, he co-starred in a film that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival called Folk Hero & Funny Guy. In 2016, he starred in "Playtest", an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror.
On March 14, 2012, after two years of dating, Russell married stylist Sanne Hamers, whom he met in the Netherlands while playing hockey. The couple separated on March 2, 2015, and divorced amicably on October 24, 2017.
In 2016, Russell began a relationship with Meredith Hagner, whom he met on the set of Folk Hero & Funny Guy. In April 2018, Russell and Hagner purchased a 1930s Spanish home in Sherman Oaks, California. Russell married Hagner on September 2, 2019 in Aspen, Colorado.
|1996||Escape from L.A.||Orphan boy||Uncredited|
|1998||Soldier||Todd (age 11)|
|2006||The Last Supper||Doubting Thomas||Short film|
|2010||High School||Drug PSA Stoned Teenager|
|2011||Cowboys & Aliens||Little Mickey|
|2012||This Is 40||Flirty Hockey Player|
|2013||We Are What We Are||Deputy Anders|
|Love and Honor||Topher Lincoln|
|2014||22 Jump Street||Zook Haythe|
|Cold in July||Freddy Russell|
|At the Devil's Door||Sam|
|2016||Everybody Wants Some!!||Charlie Willoughby|
|Folk Hero & Funny Guy||Jason|
|2017||Ingrid Goes West||Ezra O'Keefe|
|Goon: Last of the Enforcers||Anders Cain|
|Shimmer Lake||Ed Burton|
|Overlord||Corporal Lewis Ford|
|2020||The Woman in the Window||David Winters||Post-production|
|2010||Law & Order: LA||Sam Loomis||Episode: "Hollywood"|
|2013||Arrested Development||Oakwood||Episode: "Colony Collapse"|
|The Walking Dead: The Oath||Paul||Web series|
|2016||Black Mirror||Cooper||Episode: "Playtest"|
|2018-2019||Lodge 49||Sean "Dud" Dudley||20 episodes|
|2020||The Good Lord Bird||J. E. B. Stuart||Limited series; 8 episodes |
|2020||The Falcon and the Winter Soldier||John Walker / U.S. Agent||Limited series; 6 episodes |
Awards and nominations
|2014||16th Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie: Breakout Star||Nominated|
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- Couch, Aaron (August 23, 2019). "Marvel Unveils 3 New Disney+ Shows Including 'She-Hulk' and 'Moon Knight'". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on August 23, 2019. Retrieved August 23, 2019.
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- "Russell vs. Hamers" (PDF). RadarOnline. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
- David, Mark (2018-04-10). "Actor Wyatt Russell Buys in Sherman Oaks (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
- "Wyatt Russell Finds Love On Set Just Like His Famous Parents Did". E! Online. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
- Leitereg, Neal J. "Actors Wyatt Russell and Meredith Hagner land a Spanish charmer in Sherman Oaks". latimes.com. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
- Petski, Denise (2016-11-03). "Wyatt Russell To Star In AMC's 'Lodge 49'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2016-12-21. Retrieved 2016-12-17.